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Coca-Cola Spent Nearly $120 Million on Research, Health Programs Since 2010

September 22, 2015
by MIKE ESTERL
Wall Street Journal

Public-health critics say calories are fueling obesity more than a lack of exercise, andmany point to sugary beverages like soda in particular. Adult obesity rates topped 30% in 22 states and not a single state had a rate below 20% in 2014, compared with 1991, when no state had a rate above 20%, according to a report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America’s Health published Monday.

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